Install Galaxy Note 10+ 5G First Firmware Update


Samsung has started rolling out the first update for its latest Galaxy Note 10+ 5G version. The update is destined for Galaxy Note 10+ 5G N976B (UK Variant) and Note 10+ 5G N976N (Korean Variant). Ahead, we have a detailed guide on how you can install both of these updates manually on your latest Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. The update is rolled out via OTA system, therefore, it can take some time before it reaches your device. The Over-the-air updates are incremental, so some get updated immediately while others have to wait for quite a bit of time. The good news here is that you can update your Galaxy Note 10+ 5G manually with the help of our guide. This is an official and safe method, so you don’t have to worry about custom recoveries and other stuff. All you need is Odin.

Galaxy Note 10+ 5G First Firmware Update

Odin is an official utility designed and developed by Samsung. The sole purpose of it is to provide a safe and official way to flash Samsung stock firmware on your Samsung devices. This update will bring the August 2019 Security patch to your Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. Further, it carries improvements to Camera, touch responsiveness and more. I know, you must be thinking that why such a new phone requires an update to bring improvements to its software. Well, the software is loaded into the device at the time of production but the company keeps on testing and updating the software. So, there’s a chance when you receive your unit the Samsung had already traced some bugs and rolled-out an update for them. We have noticed many a time, we open a box, boot the mobile, and boom — an update waiting for us.


The update files and the guide itself are only meant to be applied to the variants mentioned at the start of this post. Don’t try it on any other model.

Before we go on to the guide, first let’s check out firmware details for both UK and Korean Variant.

Android 9 Pie N976NKSU1ASH5 (Korean Variant) Firmware Details

Model SM-N976N
Model name Galaxy Note 10+ 5G


Android 9


Changelist 16618471
Build date Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:51:40 +0000
Security Patch Level 2019-08-01
Product code KOO

Android 9 Pie N976BXXU1ASH5 (UK Variant) Firmware Details

Model SM-N976B
Model name Galaxy Note 10+ 5G


Android 9

United Kingdom

Changelist 16618471
Build date Wed, 07 Aug 2019 23:03:38 +0000
Security Patch Level 2019-08-01
Product code BTU



  • Backup your contacts, messages, call logs, and other important data.
  • Enable OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G.
  • Charge your phone up to 60% to avoid any shutdowns. A shutdown during the installation process could damage your device.
  • Always use OEM USB Data Cable to connect the phone to the computer.


Galaxy Note 10+ 5G First Firmware Update

How to Install Galaxy Note 10+ 5G First Firmware Update

  • First of all, make sure you have installed correct Galaxy Note 10+ 5G USB Drivers. Odin should also be installed on your computer.
  • Now, download Android 9.0 Pie Firmware, according to your device model, and extract to get AP, CP, BL, CSC, and Home_CSC files.
  • Open Odin on your computer. In Odin, go to Options and make sure only Reset.Time and Auto Reboot options are selected. Head back to the Main Menu and click on AP slot to select the AP file. Now one by one Click CP, BL, CSC or Home_CSC slots and select respective files to load. One thing to note here is that choose CSC file if you want to factory reset the phone, choose the Home_CSC file otherwise.
  • Now put your Galaxy Note 10+ 5G in Download Mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
  • Your phone is now connected successfully at this point. Odin should show it as “Added” in the logs on the left side. It will also show Blue light in the ID:COM box. This shows that everything is working fine and you are ready to flash the firmware. Click on Start button in Odin to start the installation of Android 9.0 Pie latest update on your Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. It can take some time, so don’t fret.
  • The phone will restart after installation is done.

That’s it! You have successfully updated your Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G to the latest update.